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If you are looking for a property in Windsor and Essex County, it is essential to get up to date information the minute it becomes available.  Realtors have better access to Multiple Listing Information and can email customers properties based on their search criteria. Searches can be done based on a wide variety of factors. Typical Searches are based on the the Type of Dwelling, Location and Price. If you would like to receive up to the minute listing updates based on your criteria. Please contact me....

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This page provides property search links. Click Here the below links for 1. Our Listings Search Page 2. Multiple Listing Service        

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Agency Relationships Explained

Agency Relationships Explained When you deal with a REALTOR, you can expect not only strict adherence to provincial laws, but also adherence to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. The Code and Standards are very important to you, because it assures you will receive the highest level of service, honesty and integrity. One provision of the Standards requires REALTORS to seek written acknowledgment from vendors and purchasers of disclosure of the agency relationship A REALTOR will be pleased to discuss his or her agency relationship and responsibilities with you. If you need clarification about the types of agency relationship available, ask the REALTOR to explain your alternatives. WHAT IS AN AGENCY RELATIONSHIP? An agency relationship is created where one person, known as the principal, asks another person, known as the agent, to act for and on the behalf of the principal. The principal will define the nature and extent of the agency relationship; in other words, what the agent is being asked to do. In real estate transactions, agency relationships are created when vendors or purchasers ask REALTORS to act on their behalf in real estate transactions. CONSEQUENCES OF AGENCY RELATIONSHIP As a matter of law, an agent who represents a principal owes that principal the highest duty of “utmost good faith”; the agent must represent the principal’s best interests at all times. The agent owes his principal a duty of confidentiality regarding information about the principal. AGENCY IN REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS In most cases, there are two parties in a real estate transaction; a vendor who owns a property and who wants to sell it, and a purchaser who wants to buy a property. The job of REALTORS is to bring together willing vendors and willing purchasers in successful real estate transactions. WINDSOR ESSEX COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS The Windsor Essex County Association of Realtors (WECAR) is an association of REALTORS. WECAR operates an MLS System; this System is a mechanism whereby vendors, through their agent (known as a Listing Broker), can make known the fact to other REALTORS that a particular property is for sale. By placing a property on the MLS System, the Listing Broker (agent of the vendor) lets it be known to every other REALTOR that they can be a “Co-operating Broker”. AGENCY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VENDOR AND LISTING BROKER As noted, a vendor usually engages a REALTOR to act on its behalf in the sale of a property; this REALTOR is known as the Listing Broker. The vendor and the Listing Broker will enter into an MLS Listing Agreement whereby the agency of the Listing Broker is confirmed, and the vendor agrees to compensate the Listing Broker for its efforts. This...

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